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>> stephanie: good morning current tv world. jacki schechner and i have question for the all of you. are any of the rest of you in truples? it's like a couple only with three people. i actually have to confess i'm in three truples. >> you are cheating on me already? >> stephanie: yes. >> who is your third truples? >> stephanie: robin. >> oh. >> stephanie: it's also known has third wheel, and i'm the single-loser side kick. here she is my bff in the
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current news center. >> good morning, the house is scheduled to vote today on plan b which is john boehner's opportunity to extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. but harry reid promises to block it in it gets through the senate. >> obama: they keep on finding ways to say no as opposed to finding ways to say yes. >> vice president biden has a busy schedule. first this morning he is delivering remarks as the late senator's body is delivered to the capitol rotunda. vice president biden will begin
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work on the new task force. he'll meet with law enforcement officers across the country. meanwhile the brady campaign to prevent gun violence is out with some new psas. >> we are better than a nation with mass shootings in schools and movie theaters. >> and schools and churches. >> we are better than this. >> we're back with more after the break. ♪
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ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. chris, coincidence that i'm wearing my see-through sexy liberal t-shirt. >> why are you wearing that? >> stephanie: because it's a perfect gift for the holidays. >> so you are the one that is responsible forthose warn-out t-shirts. >> stephanie: i get a lot of compliments on this shirt. >> okay. >> stephanie: only a few tickets
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left for the sexy liberal show in washington, d.c. so i'm kind of a thruple slut. which as i explained, a threesome with no sex. >> which if you are in three of them it's a nine-some. >> stephanie: that's right. no one is having sex with me. let me be very clear. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: they are also clicks. in high school we called them clicks. roland jacki and i are all in a thruple, and melissa fitzgerald jacki and i are also in a thruple.
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i cheat on different pundits left and right. i may yell out eric boward's name. you never know. karl frisch. good morning, karl frisch! eric bolard. >> good morning. eric bolard! >> slowly i churn. >> stephanie: you said what kind of crazies believe the mayan calendar. think of them with gops obsessed with the unscrewing polls. >> this could be the last time we talk stephanie. >> stephanie: it could. >> but if the mayans were so good at predicting the future, there would still be mayans. >> right. unless they were controlled by
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their republican party. >> that's right. >> stephanie: haven't we had that before, where they said something, and then they said we just needed to redo the math. >> i think the catholic church it was off by a couple of days. >> stephanie: okay. if this is the last time we talk i love you. >> or there was that preacher that said it was the end and nothing hand. >> surprise surprise. >> stephanie: and [ inaudible ] successfully shoots susan rice off of his lawn. >> yeah. we run into susan rice. those kinds of people. >> stephanie: yeah. obviously we have been talking about the tragedy in connecticut, but you tweeted if we wait for gun tragedies to stop, before we can talk about
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smarter gun policies, we'll be waiting forever. >> yeah, there's a divide on the right and left about guns and it is as much cultural as it is political. i grew up in a gun family. my dad is a gun guy, and nra guy, and i have probably been to more gun shows than virtually every pundit who has appeared on cable news this week and i can tell you it's time to close the loophole, reinstitute the assault weapons ban. we're never going to get rid of every gun. you know, hal was talking on the show yesterday about the culture, and there is a fear -- i think if you were to tell gun enthusists that all you wanted to go is register every gun that people owned, make sure that they were licensed, and that's all that was going to
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happen, and they were confident that that's is all that is going to happen, they would go for it. but the fear they have is somebody is going to come and scoop up their guns. and where does that come from? the nra. >> stephanie: exactly. >> my favorite obama line from his press conference is that basically it's time to act. we have been talking about these things for -- for years now. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and there are so many -- >> stephanie: karl we have talked about this before with gay rights there does come a time when there is a perfect storm or whatever you want to say, and i feel people have said that as well and i hope you are right. >> we have technology that could make this process very very easy for people. we're not talking about having a shoebox full of cards with people's information on it.
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it would be easy painless -- there's no reason we can't get this done in a way that doesn't impact honorable gun owners. >> stephanie: and you were republican -- >> yeah, you worked for mccain. >> yes i worked for lots of republicans. >> right, but interesting my dad ran with barry goldwater, and you know in world war ii when they made you take a machine gun and put it all back together my dad always said i still don't think they have ever gotten it back together. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i was saying yesterday i went last christmas to a shooting range when i was in montana. and i literally shot the gun once and i started crying and i left. you are right there is just a difference in maybe the way you
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grew up. >> and that's perfectly line. we have all kinds of rights in the constitution. not everybody has to own a gun, not everybody has to use their political speech or freedom of speech to get into politics. not everybody has to practice religion or own a gun. >> stephanie: yeah. >> the constitution says a well-regulated militia. >> stephanie: which leaves me out because i'm way too spazsy. >> right. and i'm all for getting people have as many muskets as they want. >> stephanie: that's right. all right. right-wing world. newt gingrich echoing, what do you call it -- mike huckabee
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right? >> yeah. yeah. >> when you have an anti religious secular bureaucracy speaking to drive god out of public life, something fills the vacuum -- >> right guns. >> and i don't know that going from communion to playing war games in which you practice killing people is necessarily an improvement. >> stephanie: don't you love when he talks about moral values. >> yeah. what part of congress -- was it the chaplains that gave the benediction that made him cheat on his wives. >> stephanie: yes. who better to talk about morality that someone who served his dieing wife with divorce papers in the hospital. >> we are like the gaudiest country next to afghanistan. i don't think god is the problem.
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>> stephanie: yeah. it's just -- you can't even begin to have a logical argument when people will not look at statistics like that. you tell me there is no cause and effect. people say they had shootings in australia, yes and then they did something about it and it stopped. >> yes, we can talk about all of the issues that might have contributed to this tragedy and all of the other tragedies and you know what, if the specifics we're talking about wouldn't have impacted this tragedy, i guarantee you it would have impacted another tragedy. >> stephanie: yeah. >> we have already seen another guy walk into sandy took with a pipe that said assault weapon on it. and that shows a need for better
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security in schools. >> stephanie: yeah and we have got to bring logic back into this. you have to look at the last few and say, it is a young mentally disturbed guy that was addicted to violent video games, and you have to look at the whole picture. >> yes, there are all sorts of things. i don't think somebody who is in their 20s, 30s, and 40s is going to be -- i don't think their brain chemistry is going to be changed by what movies they watch or what tv shows they watch or what games they play. perhaps that's true with seven, eight, nine, ten, 11-year-olds. all of those games and movies and tv shows are labeled, and then we have to talk about families, but that doesn't mean we have to stop talking about gun control or mental health. >> stephanie: right. we would have a harder time
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legally -- that has been tried many times the video games, and it falls under first amendment. >> and there are volunteer ratings on every video game sold. >> stephanie: all right. here is governor bob mcdonald. >> what about the idea of allowing people, adults, teachers to be armed? >> i know there has been a knee-jerk reaction against that. i think there should be a discussion about that. if people were armed not just the police officer but others who are trained, certainly there would be an opportunity to stop aggressors from coming into the school -- >> i have reasonable thought arm six year olds. >> well, you saw that one writer
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who said we should teach kids to run at gunmen. >> stephanie: right. >> what this comes down to is pure idiotsy. i think it's hysterical to hear people who are supposed to be law and order to think we have to go back to the days of tom stone. >> stephanie: yeah. >> everybody else seems to be a part of this but i grew up in los angeles, and it's a bit different from virginia but there was a police department that had officers at all of the different [ inaudible ] unified schools. if this is something that parents, families and communities are worried about, they need to talk about having security at their schools, and i hate to break it to them but that is going to cost money.
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>> stephanie: yep. karl frisch remains in the side car. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
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♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ ♪ ha, look what we got -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ we got it we got, love, we got it we got it look ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show," twenty-three minutes after the hour. the things that chris lavoie says to me during the break -- >> what? >> stephanie: you are pathetic. all right. bill o'reilly on gun control. >> biden, here is my problem with this.
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there has to be consensus for getting anything done. you put joe biden in who is a very left-wing guy and anti-gun in charge of shaping this and right away you isle -- aliennate most people -- >> ultimately what this comes down to. if you ever take a gun-safety class you are going to hear a lot of talk about respecting guns and understanding the power of a gun. what they mean by that is the guns will kill you. >> stephanie: right. >> and the only people in this discussion that are showing they have a respect for the power of a gun are the people what are saying not everybody should have one. and we don't need assault weapons and magazines, and perhaps we should register them.
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>> stephanie: exactly. >> would hate to see somebody like stephanie who is deathly afraid of guns, be a teacher and be forced to carry -- >> stephanie: exactly. i got a letter from a guy in the army trained and he said i wouldn't want to be in a situation like that in a school room. >> no. >> stephanie: trained police officers sometimes need s.w.a.t. teams when you have somebody like this with a military weapon. >> yes, there are all kinds of things to take into consideration. police officers -- my dad was an l.a. county sheriff for nearly 40 years, they practice routinely to make sure they know how to respond under pressure so they don't shoot the wrong target, so their sense of flight is not overwhelming and they can
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actually respond in a crisis. >> stephanie: that's the other thing you have to remember. the confusion -- there are all of these armchair heros -- >> i would have used by spiedy senses and flown from the ceiling. >> stephanie: exactly. >> you can always count on republicans to offer crazy legislation. give the teachers -- you know they probably think giving the teachers is a bonus for all of the pay that they want to cut. >> who is going to pay for all of those guns. >> well, they'll cut their pay down to nothing. >> stephanie: right. >> you better watch out if this is part of their trickle down economics. >> all of these guys that commit these crimes have full body armor. >> stephanie: yes. awesome.
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okay. rush limbaugh. >> so this guy is man of the year because idiots love him -- >> stephanie: the president. >> -- because believe me they think low-information voters are idiots. person of the year stupid. the low-information voter should have been the person of the year. >> wow. >> america is stupid! >> i love it when rush projects. [ laughter ] >> they think voters are stupid. yeah, i think rush doth protest too much. >> stephanie: you have been such a good boy you get sarah palin for dessert. >> the first thing that popped into my mind was what the heck has he done except drive us over a fiscal cliff. now it's matter of degree of how hard we're going to hit bottom.
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but really what has he done to unify and make our nation a more perfect union? for the life of me i don't know. >> stephanie: who could be more unifying than you? >> i wanted to palin for christmas. >> stephanie: uh-huh. >> that was more like fruit cake. >> the holidays are an important time for the country, and an important time to go through congress, you have the fiscal cliff probably getting a vote today. president obama said the republicans need to take their war paint off, i think the same could be said about sarah palin. the lord of the flies reference was not last on me. all i have to say is [ inaudible ] [ inaudible ] piggy. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: karl frisch if the word ends tomorrow bye-bye, if
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not i'll see you have christmas. do you dress dexter for christmas? >> he has a down coat that i have been wanting him to wear for quite a while. he is more of a room and board dog, than an ikea dog. >> stephanie: all right. love you honey. happy holidays. >> you too. >> stephanie: representative karen bass next on the "stephanie miller show."
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beauty go to waste? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: oh marcus bachmann is so jealous. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: thirty-four minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. the headline out of missouri is -- argument over sandy hook ends in gunfire. >> yeah. >> stephanie: nobody was injured, fortunately. [ sighs ] >> stephanie: america [ censor bleep ] yeah. lots to get to as we were talking to karl about the fiscal cliff and all of that coming up. representative karen bass us now to update us. good morning. >> good morning. >> stephanie: thank so much for taking time with us. it's so hard for us to keep up with the smash-inations that are going on in washington. where are we with this? >> we are nowhere. it seems as mr. speaker does not
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have control over his caucus, so he is essentially flaying. we are waiting to hear whether they are going to vote on his plan b. we are in caucus now waiting for an update. >> stephanie: this has sort of blown up in his face in the sense that it's not going to get very far. it's not going to pass the senate. and if it does the president will veto it. >> apparently he couldn't get the votes and now he is flaying trying to figure out what to do. maybe he wanted his caucus to say they voted to raise taxes on
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millionaires to try to blunt the notion that everybody understands is true which is the republican party wants to protect the 1% so that is the only rationale. but then you are going to turn around and vote to raise taxes again. the good thing is we have seen a crack in grover norquist's armor. >> stephanie: i was just going to ask you that. it really is like we need to let them finish their argument before they come talk to us. he won cramped support from grover norquist who issued a statement saying he would not consider a vote for plan b. and then the heritage foundation said the opposite. >> right. >> stephanie: so again, where are we with this? >> i don't think grover norquist has any credibility anymore.
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because for him to waive his magic wand is say a vote for tax increase is not a vote for tax increase if i say so. so the grover norquist leadership i think is really cracking, but even within speaker boehner's caucus, they are still in complete disarray and i think this is just an example of that. >> stephanie: and i loved that boehner tried to turn this around and say if the president vetoes his plan he'll bare responsibility for the largest tax increase in history. it's like he is negotiating with himself. >> and this is not the first time, boehner had a transportation plan that he couldn't get votes for. so i think the leadership is really compromised.
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so is he really going to take us over the cliff so he can get past his speaker vote on january 3rd? i think this is amazing. >> stephanie: here is president obama yesterday. >> obama: they keep on fining ways to say no as opposed to finding ways to say yes, and i don't know how much of that just has to do with -- you know it's very hard for them to say yes to me. but you know -- at -- at some point, you know, they have got to take me out of it and think about their voters and think about what is best for the country. >> yep. >> stephanie: boy there is the rub, right? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: go ahead. >> i -- i just think it's shameful. it really is. but they have not reconciled the fact that they lost the election. they had no plan b there. they just assumed that they were
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going to win, and if you started off a couple of years ago saying your number 1 objective was to make sure he didn't win a second term and you had no thought what was going to come after that we see the disarray that we see now, and unfortunately the american people suffer. >> stephanie: yeah, if you had to guess today, are we going to go over the cliff do you think? >> i have always said up until today that i didn't think that was going to be possible. i can't say that anymore. because here we are a few days before christmas, and we think that we're probably going to vote on his plan b and then we're going to break. and the question is whether they will bring us back after christmas. and speaker boehner might not be able to get the vote for any version of his plan b and if that is the case he is going to have to go back to the
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negotiating table. i think it was notable that yesterday when he presented this plan b he was on the podium alone. he didn't even have his leadership standing behind him. and i think that's indicative of the fact he really is scrambling. >> stephanie: representative quickly on another subject, all of the conversation is on the tragedy in connecticut and gun control, and it's interesting you look at polling, the american people, so largely want -- you know, the things that the president is talking about. and once again i'm reading the republican house could be what stops gun legislation from happening. because a lot of these people -- all they are worried about is getting primary from the right? >> right. exactly. i think that you will find after the first of the year when we come back and gun legislation is put forward -- you know, we had already introduced a number of bills, and they are going to
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have to go on record saying they support assault weapons and magazines that hold 30 40 bullets in them, and i think that's shameful. and it's not about the nra membership anymore. because when you poll the membership they actually support some of these controls. this is about the nra protecting the gun manufacturers not the gun owners. >> stephanie: yep. representative always so great to catch up with you. and good luck is all i have to say. [ laughter ] >> well, happy holidays to you. >> stephanie: well actually in the new year you will get less of a congressional majority of republicans. that's all we can hope for. thanks so much representative. >> you are very well. >> stephanie: that's one thing, less tea party republicans.
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>> you are getting less. >> stephanie: thank you. glen in wisconsin, you are on the "stephanie miller show." hello, glen? >> glen left the phone. >> stephanie: michelle in believerton. [ giggling ] >> stephanie: hi michelle. >> caller: stephanie i would like to talk about the video games and such and video games do affect kids. i see it firsthand in the classroom. they become agitated and frustrated. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: and you mentioned the ratings systems, and they are completely off. a rated g movie actually has violence in it. and i would like to propose the challenge find me a disney movie that doesn't have violence in
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it. even bamby's parent is killed. and the parents are so desensitized that they don't see it as a problem, and a lot of the parents i have experienced, is they let their 6 and 7 year olds play games rated mature. i think it is something that needs to be addressed in this huge problem. >> stephanie: yeah, i was going to say -- i know even the gaming industry is struggling with this. this is so foreign to me honestly. i have never seen or played one of these games. but this year's electronic expo literally they are describing soul searching going on in the community. they were saying some attendees
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were stunned with the violence. a scene from one showed the hero torturing the enemy. and slaughtering a group of lingerie clads a assassins. >> caller: yes. >> and those particular games are rated m for mature. >> caller: that's right. but i think it's really important that we educate the parents as -- as to the fact that children's brains are just developing and you are inputting this negativity and violence and making it not only realistic
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but making it a part of life. >> stephanie: one of the designers actually said -- the ultra violence has to stop. i do believe we're fetish-izing the violence. >> caller: yes, there are some dance games -- and i have seen these -- you are supposed to dance, and the moves i see kindergartners -- some of the moves -- and it's sexist -- some of the moves that the girls come in, i am shocked at how they are moving. and i agree chris it is a parental problem, but at one point -- that old adage it takes a village. why are adults so addicted to that violence, that they are unwilling to sacrifice. myself i would have no problem
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to ever see a violent video game if it meant the children weren't behaving violently. >> but then you are taking away my freedoms. i have a problem with that. >> caller: i'm not saying to take them away, but why can't they be regulated, and held behind the counter -- >> they are. >> caller: well -- okay. i agree. but when is the whole village going to be willing to sacrifice something. >> right? >> stephanie: john hickenlooper said there might be come section with people who might go over the edge. it's clearly it's people that are already mentally unstable and have access to assault
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weapons. >> caller: absolutely. but somebody said these are people with propensity to violence. i saw a little boy who was the nicest -- kindest -- he would cry if somebody picked on him, and he got a hand held game and his mom -- and she was like 5-foot, and she came in and told me one day that she stomped and broke the $100 machine, because he began hitting his sister every time he was playing these games. and these weren't even super violent games, it was because he was so intense in playing that he would get interrupted that she made noise. and whether stomping it was the right thing, she told me i have never seen behavior like that. >> stephanie: yes. good points, michelle. thanks for calling. okay.
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fifty-three minutes after the hour. online gaming call for virtual ceasefire. fortunately the fist cuffs are just starting here on the spring training. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: all right, jacki schechner wants to back chris -- >> jacki schechner who has worked in the video game industry. >> stephanie: right. hello, jacki. >> hello! >> stephanie: hello. >> i know i get attacked every time i come on and do this. >> not from me. >> there continues to be study after study to say there is no connection between entertainment and real life violence. i think intuitively our brain wants to say there is a connection, because it seems logical, but the evidence has piled up year after year after year that there is no
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connection. >> stephanie: but i don't know that that's particular true. not just my best friend who is a psychologist -- there are studies -- you know you are saying you can prove an absolute causal link, but psychologists have done studies and they do think there is an effect. >> there is an article that was just out last night, analyzed the ten largest video game markets in the world and found no statistical correlation. you look at japan, for example, which has tremendous video game consumption, and they play all of the games that we do and they don't have the violence that we have. >> stephanie: yes, that's absolutely true. the gun laws i think is the biggest piece, mental health is the biggest piece, but we can't sit here and say the last
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several of these mass shootings -- >> i think addiction is really strong. we don't know that there's an addiction to violent video games -- >> some people do sit there and play them for 12 15 hours on end. >> yeah. we don't have that information about adam lanza. i think that that's a stretch. and i think it's very dangerous to make those sorts of assumptions, and if you have a mentally disturbed individual who makes a life choice, you have to look at the dauseey of that person. >> stephanie: joe lieberman said the violence in the culture, particularly with the real them
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of videos does have a correlation -- >> and then you have to take all of the quentin tarantino movies off the market. >> absolutely. >> i'm not a gamer by any stretch -- i played first-person shooter games, and quite frankly they make my nauseous. they move too quickly for me. i'm too old and they make me nauseous. but i defending it because i know a lot of people who play video games incredibly responsibly, and it's a form of entertainment and escapism and they are smart enough to know that there is a difference between a video game and real life, and if you don't know the difference the fundamental problem is not the video game movie or music, the problem is
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with you. >> stephanie: but most people who have guns do not -- >> it's access to firearms in this country. not access to video games. >> stephanie: all right. we're having you back later to for another section of you are not helping. >> all right. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i love her i wouldn't be in two different thruples with her. jennifer in d.c., you have about 30 seconds go ahead. >> caller: as a parent i think there ought to be a state registry or gun registry. because i can look up on line and find out if a person a profile, if they are convicted
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of felonies, and i can't find out if there is a gun in the house? >> stephanie: yeah absolutely. i had a friend who said that -- i'll explain it later, because there's guns in the house. so she doesn't stay at a certain place. >> all right. yeah. >> stephanie: fifty-eight minutes after the hour, right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ [♪ theme music ♪]
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>> stephanie: representative raul coming up in just a couple of seconds. jacki schechner in the meantime this is how much i love your you're not helping segment. >> i'm glad you are still speaking to me now after our last segment. >> stephanie: yeah, we'll talk about this later. it's hilarious. they are trying to literally -- obviously it is not going to happen, they are just doing it to be -- what is the legal term -- douches. >> ass hats. >> you'll have to read it to me. >> stephanie: they propose a five-year jail sentence for any leader who tries to impose obamacare. >> oh, that's fun. >> stephanie: i'm going to make a video game about it.
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[ laughter ] >> good morning. remember that gop fiscal responsibility thing? well, time magazine got its hands on some documents in the general services administration that showed the mitt romney campaign spent almost $9 million of taxpayer money on a prepresidential transition that never happened. he was the first candidate to take advantage of the resources for candidates to prepare for transition before they are elected. the idea behind it is to continue with national security and that candidates are prepared. well romney apparently through a freedom of information act request, the romney team spent $2.5 million on office space in d.c. almost a quarter of a million dollars on furniture, communications hardware the
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upside is that some of that is going to be repurposed, and given to other federal entities like any del laptops -- [ inaudible ]. hearings are being held today on what happened on september 11th attack in benghazi. four people have now resigned. senator john kerry is heading up the senate hearings today. he is possibly next in line to become our secretary of state. we're back after the break. all the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> you would rather deal with ahmadinejad then me. >> absolutely! >> and so would mitt romeny. >> she's joy behar. >> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking?
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ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome it to. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. the website, the sexy liberal website. check it out. you can get your tickets going fast for january 19th in washington, d.c. opened by chris lavoie jim ward jacki schechner. >> no way. >> stephanie: two huge guests on panel. >> whatever will i do? >> stephanie: yeah. and i'm doing some whacky imitations in some skits. oh, here is one -- [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: sam donaldson was just arrested for dui. i was wondering if that ever happened to tom brokaw --
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>> you incorrectly infer that my speech is floored. >> stephanie: what if he had to take a breath -- >> breathalyzer. i haven't consumed any alcohol. brown-hole-liquor. >> stephanie: just kind up the voice box, any can play. >> that's the sort of thing you are going to get in january. a voice box. i wonder what it would sound like if -- [♪ magic wand ♪] >> stephanie: i think it might sound a something like this. >> was he driving in illinois by chance? >> stephanie: maybe an escalade. >> stephanie: an escalade in illinois. or a lincoln continental.
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>> sam donaldson was pulled over in [ mumbling ] delaware. >> stephanie: what if it was where mary kay -- lived -- >> [ mumbling ] >> stephanie: what? >> that's the only reason i know that guy's name. >> it takes a [ mumbling ] >> stephanie: did you see this one. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> >> stephanie: shooting occurred because women ran the school. >> really? >> stephanie: that is according to the national review, which suggested that newtown we the price of the second amendment. >> oh okay. >> stephanie: from anti-feminist charlotte allen suggesting the
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reason the shooter was able to kill so many students was because nowtown was fenen-ized institution. the principal seemed to perform bravely -- seemed to? >> god. >> stephanie: according to reports she activated the notification center. in general a -- >> you can stop a bullet -- wait a minute. i was a husky 12 year old. i wouldn't be rushing anybody with a gun.
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i'm sorry. >> and if you play football you still can't stop a freaking bullet. >> stephanie: is there a parent in the world this would tell their 12 year old, by the way if this happens be sure and rush at the shooter. >> yeah. >> stephanie: lots of people want to get in on this. glen in wisconsin, you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, i wanted to wish you guys a merry christmas and happy new year. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: and all of these morons that think that teachers should be armed. i think the very reason we don't want them armed is because they have a lot more empathy for their fellow human beings, and they don't want to kill anybody. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: i don't think we should be forcing them to do
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something like that. >> stephanie: right. i have not talked to one teacher yet that said yes that's a good idea. please, i would like to be armed in the classroom. virginia lawmakers would require teachers to be armed. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> wow. >> stephanie: they would order teachers to carry guns -- >> which they would have to pay for themselves. >> of course. >> i think we should give them nuclear weapons! if you had some nuclear weapons that would stop bad guys. >> stephanie: wow. if you are following that logic -- if you are in the more guns lobby, jim you are absolutely right. because these kids are going in with assault weapons -- >> you need tanks. >> stephanie: yeah. this guy marshall no stranger to controversy.
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would you like fun facts? [♪ fun-facts music ♪] >> sure. >> stephanie: he apologized after suggesting that women who have abortions were more likely to have birth defects because of violating their body. >> seriously. >> stephanie: so that's that guy. >> great. >> stephanie: he is going door to door. >> what is going on in there? you haven't turned on your camera. >> stephanie: giant republican cartoon arm. hello? no sodomy going on in here, right? >> i'll be sitting here in the closet watching ya. just to make sure you are doing it right. >> stephanie: the brady -- which by the way that is our sexy liberal cause -- they said arming teachers is insane. seems to be the consensus among
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sane people. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: the head of the group called a texas republican congressman's idea -- >> surprise! surprise! surprise! >> stephanie: dan gross's brother was wounded in front of the empire state building. he said think about what that is saying. it is saying the only answer to violence is more violence. the only answer to guns is more guns. most of the chaotic mass shootings of past years would only have resulted in more carnage. >> yes. >> stephanie: we have come up with the solutions just riffing here. like you said anybody who wants an automatic assault weapon -- >> should automatically not have
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one. >> maybe if they want to shoot one of those weapons they should join the military. >> yeah, and they give you one for free. >> there you go, you solve two problems. >> and you can actually kill people. >> you solve some military staffing shortages -- >> yes. you want to be rambo there you go? >> stephanie: yeah. >> we're helpers. >> those guys wouldn't survive basic training. >> well there is that. >> owe! i have a blister. i can't march. owe. >> stephanie: you know who else liked marching? [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> hitler. >> stephanie: okay.
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jim you play the role of the gun dealer? are you prepared? are you even in character. >> do your skit. >> stephanie: hello, i would like to buy a military assault weapon. >> would you? i tell you what here is where you enlist and they'll hand you one with your uniform. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: that wasn't the skit, but that will work. >> do you want a military-style assault weapon? >> stephanie: yes. >> then you can't have it. you failed. >> stephanie: you failed the background check. >> the previous skit was a skit. the one you just did was the skit. >> stephanie: that was the skit i was hoping for. it's a very simple efficient background check. if you want one of these, then you can't have it. they used to tell us in catholic school, does god answer all of your prayers? yes. but sometimes no.
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sue in rockland welcome. >> caller: hello. listen, first of all everyone is right and everyone is wrong, but first i want to wish you all a very, very happy holidays. i will see you in jan. >> stephanie: yay! by the way we know how this works in my life sometimes i pray to god, can i have a stable happy relationship. the answer is no. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> and chris asks god all the time do you exist? and the answer is no. >> i get that answer every know. >> caller: my new years resolution is to take the following politicians extinct from your show, like all of the right-wing tools like rush limbaugh.
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but as the apparently parents specialist of the "stephanie miller show." chris is right. it is on the parents. i have been a teacher principal and ran a school. first of all only women are stupid enough and love children enough to work for less than minimum wage to take care of people's children to be berated and not respected by by the rest of society. and you certain wouldn't want me who couldn't operate a gun. but i went to grandson's instrumental music program where there were several hundred of us watch kids play -- and i use that broodly -- instruments, and we don't want that to be any
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different than what the wonderful creation it was. so it is up to the parents. they have to study and learn how to be parent. michelle was dead on in terms of the fact that we are the first teachers of children and if we are don't do the right thing by our kids we are the first problem for our children. >> stephanie: yep. yep. we were saying that could be the basic disconnect in the country. any idiot can have a kid or get a gun apparently right? >> and have had it will rally thousands of parent/teacher, parent/principal conferences, and i tell parents if you don't understand how children think,
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how can you possibly -- you are not their friend. they are going to hate you and blame you anyway. my answer would be work it out in therapy when you are an adult. >> stephanie: thank you, honey. see you in dc. if i were a parent the only toy i would have able for my children, chris -- >> stephanie: sodastream. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: thank you. that was seamless. >> no that was clunky as hell. >> stephanie: what is the sound it makes. [ sound effect ] >> stephanie: how fun is that? >> that is fun. >> stephanie: and you have soda no violence at all. >> only fizziness. >> stephanie: it's the ultimate holiday gift. [ sound effect ] >> stephanie: unlike mooks it is smart.
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any level of carbonation you want, and there's no lugging, storing, disposing of bottles and cans -- >> i hate lugging! >> and jacki had to change our cartridge yesterday, and she said it couldn't be easier. >> stephanie: exactly. >> you get the harp sound every time you change the cartridge. >> no. >> stephanie: regular diet all natural-energy drinks. i like the new crystal light flavors. >> it's tasty. >> stephanie: and country time. all of those brand names you know and love. about the size of a small coffee maker. it's beautiful. and it starts -- prices start around $80. it's so cost effective your cans of soda will come out to about
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[ inaudible ] cents a can. >> um. >> stephanie: go to to find locations nearest you. >> i had you know i added the part about how easy it was to change the cartridge. [ sound effects ] >> stephanie: what is this blue man group. all right. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> oh, god! that feels weird and good all at once. >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show."
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♪ three. representative raul grijalva coming up and if you agree with
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chris and jacki and anthony scalia! [♪ dramatic music ♪] >> stop it. >> stephanie: who noted in the last ruling, he noted that fairytales have no shortage of gore, and they are exactly the same thing as the violent interacttive video games. so we'll talk about that. >> i don't think al gore has ever been in a fairytale -- >> stephanie: no not that kind of gore. i have stunned her into silence. >> no, you have just crossed a very weird line. >> stephanie: i painted you with the scalia brush. that was unfair i apologize. >> thank you. >> stephanie: okay. we'll talk more about this -- >> just lose graciously. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: oh snap. here she is in the current news sector. >> good morning, corey booker is
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not going to challenge chris christie for governor of new jersey in 2013 instead he is likely to go after frank lauden berger's seat. he will be 90 years old when reelection time comes around, and it is not unlikely that he would retire especially if someone like booker decides to run because he is so popular. the mayor is a big twitter user and is expected to tweet his announcement later today. dick durbin said if voter fraud is such a big problem in iowa and arizona, then prove it. hearing were held and both testified that fraud leads to problems in the process which leads for people to not want to vote.
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iowa secretary of state said until now [ inaudible ] other resources to investigate the rampant voter fraud, but then admitted since august 2012 authorities in iowa identified six people six, out of 1.6 million voters. same thing in arizona. the secretary of state there said he has prosecuted 15 people in the last year and a half, out of 2.3 million voters. they don't have numbers of people actually convicted. we're back after the break. ♪ to me all the time now. she get's the comedians laughing... that hilarious. and the thinkers thinking. joyokay so. there's wiggle room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me? >>she's joy behar. joyand the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? > only on current tv. brought to you by geico 15 minutes can save you 15% or more on car insurance. visit geico dot com for a free rate quote.
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♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. i would tune in tomorrow last day before vacation, always a totally unhinged show. wildly entertaining. >> and t-bone is going to make flirtinis. >> stephanie: awesome. sexy liberalpalooza in washington, d.c. the cause the brady senor -- the brady senator to prevent gun violence. we found raul grijalva of the great state of arizona. good morning congressman. >> good morning. >> stephanie: we were listening to the president yesterday talking about gun violence i
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have heard talks from a lot of legislatures thus far, and we talked to you after the tragic tucson shootings in your state. is it different this time? >> i really believe it is stephny is. it's a different sense, you know? you know, the -- the nra -- there is the example i use, they are not up in their hind quarters growling at everybody. they have been muted. we'll see what they state their press conference on friday. >> stephanie: right. >> but generally, i think they understand when you have almost 70% of the american people at the minimum saying ban assault weapons, ban her to magazine clips with 30 to 60 bullets, have background checks at gun shows so that 40% of the guns in america have no background checks whatsoever and those are
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minimal, common sense, gun safety issues that 70% of the american public wants. and the nra has made themselves such an extremist organization on this issue, everything is a violation of the second amendment. i think the american people have now left them behind and this tragedy when you see baby's and their teachers -- the one sanctuary that all of us have always viewed the school as a sanctuary, where you go to be safe and taken care of and to have that violated i think was a shock. unfortunately a shock that i hope we didn't need in order to deal with this issue of gun control, but a shock that i think has moved america off of the nra's position in a very dramatic position. >> stephanie: i agree. it's interesting as i listen to
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you talk and we're also on the verge of the fiscal cliff, i was making the analogy in my head who are they? the nra -- we didn't elect them. you guys didn't sign a pledge to the nra. the republicans -- why are they signing a pledge to a person like grover norquist. i think you are absolutely right when you look at the polling and what the american people want that would be the important thing to realize is that the nra is not all howerful right? >> yeah, and i think the domination of the republican party, the moderates are extinct in that party, anybody that attempts to draw some consensus or compromise is not tolerated, and that extreme branch of the party who basically has been running the show i think their brand is worn-out and it's worn-out because now you have a cumulative effect of lack of
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policies, lack of oversight, lack of gun control, the threat of the -- we're not going to raise the debt ceiling unless you make all of these draconian cuts, congress unfortunately made the deal, and here we find ourselves at this cliff again. that's what is really at stake here? >> stephanie: but let's talk about that separately in a moment, but is that going to happen with gun legislation? are these house republicans going to stop any kind of sensible gun control? >> i don't think they can. when you have people peeling off that have been -- they are democrats, but historic supporters of the nra -- john [ inaudible ] -- i'm sorry, i can't be with you.
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when you have -- when you have republicans saying well there's got to be something -- common sense we can agree to to begin to deal with assault weapons. what i worry most about is delaying. >> stephanie: yeah. >> i thought the president said it well. we're not going to forget this horrible thing but you lose momentum. >> stephanie: you are right. in this 24-hour news cycle that is exactly right. that's what the gun lobby groups rely on. and the president is right about that. >> and what concerns me is that -- is to lose focus. right now what congress can do immediately is to pass some restrictions period, and pass some protections. what they can do about the very important issue of mental health -- we keep using our jails and prisons to treat
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mental illness, that we re -- reinstate all of the resources that have got -- that have been cut from behavioral health, mental health in this congress over the last two congresses, and begin to have intervention, have a place for families to take somebody in their families that they are concerned about, have a place that a school can refer a young person to. we don't have that availability right now. so if they want to talk about mental health that's a simple subject too. >> stephanie: yeah absolutely. i think there is so much like you say, emotion right now, and we talked about when gabby giffords was shot, and i remember crying day that happened, and i thought i can't imagine that happening to my
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father. and there was a little girl killed there -- >> yeah. a baby. >> stephanie: and you look at aurora -- >> the temple. >> stephanie: right. and if it's not different now, representative, how much more horrible does this have to be than twenty six-year-olds mowed down by an assault weapon? >> it can't get worse, and we don't even want to take the chance that it could get worse. and i think that it's a whole different image. i have a seven-year-old granddaughter and grandson and it's impossible not to think about them. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and i think that's what hand across america. what we can't allow to happen is to drag this out to the point where it loses momentum and then
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we move on to some other subject. >> stephanie: yeah exactly. representative, where are we going on this fiscal cliff? >> well, i think -- you know, boehner in an effort to try to appease the more extreme part of his caucus is the -- is -- is kind of walking away from any possibility at -- at this juncture. his -- his millionaires and above will get a -- will get reinstated the tax percentages that used to be and they will lose their tax breaks but also part of their package that hasn't been publicized enough is, oh by the way we're going to eliminate most of the defense cuts and shift those all over to domestic spends education health care, social security. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and the middle tax cuts are
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there, and -- and -- and for some democrats this -- this might be a tough one. for me it's not. to vote against this -- >> stephanie: yeah. >> -- and i have a real problem with our president, and i support him and all of the good things they feel about him but to link -- to link the -- the increases -- cpi to -- to that, i think is opening up a pandora's box where -- where this -- this will be the first initiative to be followed by other initiatives which will begin to dismantle something that the far right really has wanted to for generations which is social security one of their booingy men that they have always wanted to get. >> stephanie: right. i talked to your colleague, representative boss earlier, and the more this goes on, the more i find myself hoping we do go over the cliff.
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i don't know how you do your work every day and try to negotiate with these people. i just think we won this election. it was a second landslide and the american people agree with us on those issues. >> yeah, and right now to try to make this who ends up getting blamed at the end, i think that's a simple answer when this is all said and done -- >> stephanie: yeah. >> the blame is going to fall squarely under obstructionist that we have been blaming now going on four years. >> stephanie: listen to this. >> the president's proposal fails to meet the test that the president promised the american people an balanced approach. >> stephanie: the president ran and won on exactly what the american people want. no tax cuts for the rich
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anymore. and don't touch the social safety nets. right? >> that was it. and that has been the balance. and we understand democrats and certainly progressives understand that in order to preserve social security, and medicare and medicaid for the poor in this country, that we have to look at those programs discretely and how you protect savings for the american people out of those programs. but that's a process unto itself without the threat implied in these negotiations right now. >> stephanie: absolutely. representative thank you so much for taking time. >> absolutely. [ applause ] >> stephanie: there he goes, representative raul grijalva. lots more to get to including more debate with jacki schechner over video games.
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toll free from anywhere. julie in seattle who just sent us a boat load of christmas stuff. cheeses, ginger bread house -- thank you julie! >> i'm totally a whore for cheese. >> stephanie: julie says expert who begs to differ with you ingreat staff. there are psych professionals like your friend and like dr. davies below who are saying that certain people are vulnerable. dismissing the ridiculous amounts of graphically depicted violence in this culture is unhelpful, because parents of kids like lanza must accept that is possible. oh, i have another jacki is
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wrong email. and look who joins us now, jacki schechner. >> go for it. >> stephanie: grandma deb writes, what? jacki is missing the point. it doesn't make people commit crimes. it just desensitizes them to violence. watching something that incorporates humor such as pulp fiction, is different. there are lots of people who drink alcohol but that doesn't mean they are all alcoholics. dr. davies says there are no numbers, but so personalities might not fully understand that people they harm have real lives and families. as kids grow, most distinguish
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fantasy from reality. i think most people are saying they are not help them. >> right, but there are a lot of things in this world that are not helpful. some people are susceptible to certain substances -- >> i'm addicted to cheese. >> stephanie: he is a cheese whore. >> some people are really gullible. >> what? i think making video games a scapegoat is a real problem here. no offense to senator rockefeller, but if you are going to do another study about the impact of video games you will find the same thing that any of these other studies have found that there is no direct causal effect. >> stephanie: he said recent court decisions demonstrate that
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some still do not get it. parents pediatricians and psychologists know better. these studies show we need to lay more ground work on this issue. he was referring to in 2011 the california law struck down a ban to violent video games. [ overlapping speakers ] >> we think scalia's analogies are problematic -- >> i think he is a little problematic. >> stephanie: which is why i lumped him in with you two to bolster my argument in an ineffective way. >> he is like throws the stick and runs. it's not cool.
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[ laughter ] >> stephanie: jacki people that agree whether it's joe lieberman -- and again people i don't necessarily agree with david axelrod tweeted about it -- you should have turned back at me the donald trump stick. because donald trump said video game violence and glorification must be stopped. and we're just saying what is wrong with talking about it? even like you were saying even if it's a way to better inform parents about it. >> i don't think we need to stop violence in general -- i think we have more of a problem with parental responsibility. >> stephanie: right. >> we have more of a problem with parents paying at attention to what their kids are doing and
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how they are spending their time. i think if a child is holed up in a dark room for hours and hours alone, i think maybe there's a greater problem with your child's social habits. i don't think it is the video game. they could be watching television or even -- they could be reading alone for hours. maybe they need to be socialized a little bit. >> stephanie: some people have said you hesitate to criticize this mother, but you know -- you do have to look at the wisdom of knowing you have meantally unstable kid and having this array of weapons that he has access to in addition to these hours of playing video games. so right. >> the columbine shooters were building bombs in their basement and the parents weren't paying at attention. >> stephanie: right. >> when we're talking about
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either minors or young adults who are still some way within their parental realm that there's a responsibility to put your nose in your kids business. >> stephanie: all right. hang on we're going to carry you through the break as we say. we'll be right back with jacki schechner on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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it will be a real old fashioned christmas. stockings will be hung with care, and >> announcer: stephanie miller. . >> -- will be stinking drunk. >> stephanie: you have some cheese on your face -- >> you just smeared it all over. it's white, jim. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: all right. let's jingle her up to calm her down. ♪ it's schechner ♪ >> stephanie: a psychiatrist [ inaudible ] says too many children are exposed to violent video games and that can be a
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problem. >> yeah, i don't have a problem with that. there are lots of things i have a problem with personally. >> stephanie: stop putting costumes on your pets and dressing your children like little hookers for halloween. >> that's right. but i don't think you can demonize an entire industry because somebody had a break from reality. >> stephanie: but even the gaming community is talking about the growing self awareness. they have called for gamers to cease online gaming tomorrow in honor of the victims. a lot of times it comes down to this -- the video game industry is wrestling the same issues as television and movies. but you know back to the
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doctor's point real quick, video games like grand theft auto turn the violence into positives. and they are not as effected by reading a violent book the same way as they are a video game that rewards them for violent acts. i think those are good points. >> oh, absolutely. but it comes down to having a conversation with your child. >> exactly. >> i took a psych class in high school, and we watched i think clock work orange, was it that or the wall? i want to say it was clock work orange, but maybe it wasn't. and the teacher was watching the reaction of the students in the room, and was making sure that we were okay with what we were
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seeing. maybe it was the wall actually. but regardless he was watching for our reactions, and then it was a combination about what were you feeling what were the emotions, what bothered you what didn't. and those kinds of things are worth a conversation and then you learn to deal with your emotional reactions to violence. >> if anybody felt good watching the brutal rape and beating scene on clock work orange than you have a problem. >> maybe it was the wall. i did see clock work orange on my own, and that was a whole other conversation. >> stephanie: i don't remember my parents having those conversations with me. but to this day i can't watch
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violence. i don't like it. >> right. that's your choice. >> stephanie: right. >> and there are plenty of people who actually really enjoy it the same way you like a comedy. i don't like horror films. >> one of my favorite movies is reck room for a dream. and you didn't get a more brutal movie than that. >> stephanie: i think the conclusion of this conversation is you people are all bad people, and i'm good. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> >> stephanie: i think all absolutists are bad people. >> all of them. >> stephanie: all right. jacki schechner let's do another episode of you are not helping. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> okay. >> stephanie: pursuing an archaic legal theory [ inaudible ] south carolina
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bill chummily -- [ laughter ] >> stephanie: little chummily in the water, he proposed a bill that would criminalize president obama health care law. federal officials caught enforcing the law would be given stiffer punishment under the proposal. >> but it is already law. >> stephanie: right. but i was assume it was meant to make a political statement that i am a douche nozzle. >> yeah. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> a statement that i shouldn't be in elected office. >> stephanie: yeah it is just such a waste of time. even now isn't it amazing,
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jacki, the states -- all of the republican governors have done these cutbacks, and mental health is one of the things that is impacted right? >> yeah, all of these states fighting against health care reform, a lot of them are the states that need it the most. and i done understand this, the state residents should be standing up for themselves and saying this is something we need. we're talking about health care. it doesn't discriminate based on your political affiliation. you don't get cancer because you are a democrat. it has nothing to do with it. you end up needing medical at attention throughout your life regardless of where your politics lie. you don't have to like all of the specifics, but appreciate we have now opened the door to making the system better for people in this country. and granted we have got some problems and we have engaged the
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private insurance industry more than most of us would like. but we're trying to make it more affordable. >> stephanie: yeah it's like the fiscal cliff. they are just against him. he said this yesterday. >> obama: take the deal. they will be able to claim that they have worked with me over the last two years to reduce the deficit more than any other deficit-reduction package. i think we're in a position to say we have gotten a fair deal. the fact that they haven't taken it yet is -- is puzzling. >> it's proof that they are ass hats and douche nozzles. >> stephanie: right. >> it is all that puzzling? >> stephanie: no. >> they have done nothing but push back on everything. you are going to compromise your
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way right over to the republican side, and then they are going to do a press conference and say we won. >> stephanie: here is the boner talking about his silly bill today. >> tomorrow the house will pass legislation to make term innocent tax relief for nearly every american. 99.81% of the american people. and then the president will have a decision to make. he can call on senate democrats to pass that bill,er or he can be responsible for the largest tax increase in american history. >> oh, god. >> stephanie: nice try, boner. [ laughter ] [ explosion ] >> stephanie: he won't even be able to pass this bill with his caucus. >> yeah, it will be a test of how much power and influence he has got with his caucus. but it's not going to get anywhere, because senator reid
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says they are not going to pass it in the senate. so it's a waste of time. >> i think his plan b is going to stand for bourbon at some point. [ bell chimes ] [ applause ] >> it's a waste of time and i think at this point people know that. the american people are frustrated and they have had enough. daily press conferences where they just posture. >> stephanie: yep, absolutely. [ mumbling ] >> i know, i almost slipped. >> i could tell. >> stephanie: brown liquor. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: jacki i hope our little spat over video games will not effect the health of either of the trupples we're in together. >> we can have makeup sex.
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>> stephanie: that's right. >> what do you get out of these trupples? [♪ magic wand ♪] >> stephanie: a sad. larry in new york. go ahead. >> caller: this is such an incredible show listening to all of these people. this issue is so brood -- this issue of what happened in connecticut is so brood that it is going to take a long time for us to be able to do anything that is really going to have long-term effects so we have to approach it in two ways short-term and long term. short-term is dealing with the guns. we're not going to get rid of them. they are here, and we're not going to get rid of all of them -- >> stephanie: you know what makes me happy larry is the stuff on tv yesterday with the big piles of guns with these buyback programs in jersey and elsewhere have worked -- nobody
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is coming to get your guns but what if we all worked on some part of the solution together. what if the nra is going to say we'll really going to push for that fingerprint recognition on the guns. >> it could happen. >> stephanie: i had a moment of happy clappy. it's amazing i am so optimistic with the tragedy that is my own life. >> it's the christmas season. are you going to be alone on christmas? >> stephanie: no i'm going to be with roland. >> seeing his -- >> stephanie: no, christmas balls. no. we'll be right back. >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show."
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♪ hey ♪ ♪ you say coke i say cane i say >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ i say please, i say jesus i don't want to be a candidate for being [ inaudible ] water gate all i want to do is bicycle ♪ ♪ bicycle ♪ >> stephanie: uh-huh. off to spinning class. it is the "stephanie miller show." 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. justin in dallas. you are on the "stephanie miller show" show. hi, justin. >> caller: hey you guys have made my christmas wish. this little gay boy in dallas texas is very happy that you took my call. >> stephanie: oh.
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>> caller: so we're all talking about solutions to this gun problem, and i was talking to my best friend's father a raging liberal up in seattle, washington, and he says let them keep their semi automatic rifles, however, they need to keep them locked up at a gun range. they take them off of the gun range, they get fined or it's a mist demeanor felony they can rub their guns whenever they need to. however, they need to get these high-powered rifles locked up in a locker. just as we did in the days of bowling balls -- oh i said balls -- but bowling balls and shoes. >> stephanie: yeah. i don't -- it's an idea. >> sure. >> stephanie: i don't think the best one, but, you know, just saying. lee in florida you are on the
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"stephanie miller show." welcome. hello, lee. >> caller: good morning, miss miller. >> stephanie: hello. >> caller: my wife and i are huge fans -- >> stephanie: i'm in another trupple apparently. >> caller: upon reading the second amendment saying a well regular elated -- regulated militia, the national chord is a well-regulated militia. so everybody who wants to have one of these weapons should be a member of the national guard. >> stephanie: exactly. >> caller: that was our idea. >> stephanie: all right. on behalf of your -- the other -- the other woman in your life i'm going to give you a hundred dollars pro flowers gift
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code. >> caller: she loves you to death. that's the god's honest truth. >> stephanie: oh. hang on we're going to get your info, okay. >> caller: thank you very much. >> stephanie: i just joined another truple. guess what [ inaudible ] is getting for a christmas a $13.5 million house. why? because she needs somewhere to keep her pony. >> seriously. >> stephanie: and a $30,000 miniature race car he bought for her in 2010. tom is determined to make this the best christmas ever. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: super duper christmas! hah! hah!
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[ cuckoo clock chimes ] >> stephanie: okay. remember rush limbaugh going on about the president wants his own car company -- you know you remember that whole monologue? >> yeah. >> stephanie: my friends he wants -- government to sell general motor's stock. huh? the u.s. government short stint in the auto business coming to an end. the government will sell its remaining shares. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> >> stephanie: uh-huh. the treasury department said the auto industry rescue helped savemor than a million jobs but the government should not be in the business of owning private companies for a long period of time. >> socialism -- [ mumbling ]
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! >> stephanie: last week the treasury sold it's a final shares of american international -- >> he wants to grow -- commie -- kenyan. >> stephanie: the government made money on the bill out of the big banks. fyi. no one liked bailing out the banks, and one expert without a banking system on solid ground the economy never would have recovered -- >> socialist commie kenyan. >> stephanie: quoting rush limbaugh verbatim is the easiest way to [ inaudible ]. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: rush limbaugh misinforms his audience on a daily basis. what follows are all direct quotations from his show. some of the statements are discrediting in themselves. and constantly asserting all of these things in the course of one week.
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the take away is he writes one of america's most influential voices is a mess with a striking lack of self awareness. [ applause ] >> or as rush would say -- >> the commie -- kenyan -- socialism! >> stephanie: which is why the republicans seem to not be doing so well. >> oh, yeah. >> stephanie: doesn't rush always say the wordy, angry, unhappy ones. the republicans have never had a more bleak outlook for the future. >> oh. >> stephanie: the democratic life rating was 56.9%. the average gop score was only 40. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: oh they has a sad. >> just shut up! shut up! shut up! >> stephanie: it's a sad. they need a sad bandage.
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>> a sad bandage for the right. >> stephanie: the biggest gap between the parties in the history of polling. oh, little fellers. >> stephanie: >> buck up. >> stephanie: republicans are in full panic mode. oh, an old white man mitch mcconnell and other private republicans are privately warning conservatives to put a sock in it when it comes to arguments that turn off a swath of voters. >> in the abscess of a sock i suggest you stuff a head ofless us the. >> they referenced it's raining men -- >> stephanie: raining old white
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men. >> oh, gotcha. >> stephanie: i would not miss tomorrow's show . why? >> because we'll all be drunk. >> irma gurd. okay. we'll see you tomorrow on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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